The National Communication Authority (NCA)
Inception was in 2012 and established in July 2014 when the Director General was appointed then followed by the appointment of the Board of Directors in May 2015. So, in practical terms NCA was establishment in June 2015 when the Board of Directors had its first inaugural meeting.
NCA is now operational and carrying out its regulatory functions effectively. It has enacted ten regulations (bylaws) for the different aspects of the ICT sector, managing the country spectrum resources, numbering plan, approving tariffs, tackling interconnection issues and disputes, licensing ICT service providers and approving equipment types and standards.
One of the important elements in a strategic plan is a clear, concise and memorable mission statement that can help an organization to mobilize all its energies and resources towards that mission. The current mission statement clearly capture the core mandate of the Authority and the outcome it is contributing to. The mission statement makes NCA not only a regulator but a facilitator and hence the mission is to “facilitate access to affordable quality ICT services through a conducive environment to enable accelerated socio-economic development of the country.”
Through this Strategic Plan, NCA seeks to align itself with South Sudan Vision 2040, the Constitution of South Sudan/Agreement on Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (ARCISS), and the Communication Sector Policy 2012, each of which places major responsibilities and expectations on NCA. Based on NCA’s mandate as outlined in the National Communication Act 2012, and a thorough scan and situational analysis of NCA’s internal and external environment, this Strategic Plan is based on a vision of “Accessible and Affordable Quality ICT Services to all.”
The Motto of NCA is;
“Relevance and Innovation”
- Result Focus,